When Merlin agrees to assist a younger Druid boy, he has no selection however to go away Camelot on a harmful mission. And with the citadel distracted by the go to of the fearsome Sarrum of Amata, evidently nobody will discover his absence. However because the sky darkens, so do Merlin's suspicions - is there extra to Daegal than meets the attention? And may a person as ruthless because the Sarrum ever actually be trusted? Too late, the younger warlock realises he is made a horrible mistake.